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Police clear climate activists from heart of Zurich financial district

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ZURICH (Reuters) -Police began clearing climate activists from the heart of Zurich’s financial district on Monday after they blocked bank entrances to protest against lenders’ financing of fossil fuel projects that damage the environment. Zurich police led away singing and chanting activists who had taken up positions at the entrances to Credit Suisse and UBS in the Paradeplatz square in the Swiss financial hub. after they refused to disperse. “Credit Suisse and UBS have so far done anything but respond adequately to the climate crisis. That is why the climate justice movement is occupying the…

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